Student Counseling Center - Center City

Contact

Name: Student Counseling Center
Department: Jefferson - Center City Campus

33 S. Ninth Street
Suite 230
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Contact Number(s):

Help Hotline

Contact Number(s):

Student Counseling Center Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CALL 5-HELP (54357)

For counseling, health services, and support group information at Jefferson
Off Campus: 215-955-HELP (4357)

The years of college, graduate school, and medical training can be among the most exciting and gratifying of a person’s life. However, being a student can also cause significant amounts of stress and uncertainty. During these times, you may find it helpful to have additional support and encouragement. The Student Counseling Center (SCC) - Center City Campus offers a variety of counseling and support services to help students in times of need. The mission of the Jefferson Counseling Center is to support the emotional health and well-being of Jefferson students and promote the overall wellness of the campus community through counseling, consultation, and outreach.

Our SCC counselors are available to provide the assistance and guidance students need to achieve personal and academic success. There are many benefits to counseling, including improved relationships with friends and family, better stress management, and increased health and well-being. All concerns are taken seriously – no problem is “too small” to talk about.

Emergency Information

Jefferson - Center City Campus Security
On Campus - Dial 811
Off Campus - 215-955-8888

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Emergency Room

Main Hospital Building
132 S. Tenth Street (@ Sansom)
215-955-6060 Pager Operator
(Ask for the Psychiatry Resident on-call)

Hall Mercer Crisis Response Center

Main Hospital Building
245 S. Eighth Street (@ Locust)
215-829-5433

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)
www.suicideprevention lifeline.org

Mission

The mission of the Student Counseling Center (SCC) is to support the emotional health and well-being of Jefferson students and promote the overall wellness of the campus community through counseling, consultation, and outreach. Continued goals of the SCC are to assist students in identifying problems early, promote efforts towards wellness and balance, and help students to learn skills that will help them to effectively meet their career and life goals. The SCC counselors strive to uphold strict confidentiality and the clinical and ethical standards of their professions. The SCC values, respects, and supports diversity and students of all backgrounds.